Bryant Liggett

Drag the River brings country rock to Durango

In 1985, the Los Angeles punk band X startled fans when they released an LP of country music under the name The Knitters.

While they may not have been the first punk band to dabble in roots and country music, they arguably were one of the first to get noticed, stripping down and showing punks that there was beauty, grace and aggression in...

Bryant Liggett is a freelance writer and KDUR station manager. Reach him at

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